WorldCat Identities

Oshii, Mamoru

Overview
Works: 321 works in 684 publications in 8 languages and 5,396 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Science fiction films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Science fiction television programs  Animated television programs  Vampire films  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Creator, Film editor, Scenarist, Commentator, Performer, Adapter, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about  Mamoru Oshii Publications about Mamoru Oshii
Publications by  Mamoru Oshii Publications by Mamoru Oshii
Most widely held works about Mamoru Oshii
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Mamoru Oshii
Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
102 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusangi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers his true identity lies at the centre of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Ghost in the shell 2 innocence by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
44 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batou is a cyborg, his body is artificial: the only remnants left of his humanity are traces of his brain...and the memories of a woman called The Major. A detective for the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public Security Section 9, Batou is investigating the case of a gynoid - a hyper-realistic female robot created specifically for sexual companionship - who malfunctions and slaughters her owner.... This is the story of a solitary cyborg who desperately wants to hold on to what's left of his humanity, in a world where the worth of the human soul is fading almost into obscurity
Sukai kurora The sky crawlers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sky crawlers are young fighter pilots that have been genetically designed to live forever. Dogfight warfare is their game and they live their lives to the fullest until they are shot down and reproduced. Fearless teenage pilot Yuichi's curiosity is at a peak as he struggles to find his missing past while his beautiful commander Suito is reluctant to discuss the fate of the pilot he is replacing
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that a more advanced level of the game exists somewhere, she gives up her loner ways and joins a gang of explorers. Even if she finds the gateway to the next level, will she ever be able to come back to reality?"--IMBd
Jinrō JIn-roh ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a very different Tokyo from the one we know today, the totalitarian government rules with an iron fist. But a group called The Sect is staging demonstrations and challenging the government's martial law
Patlabor 2 the movie by Mamoru Oshii ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terrorist organization threatens to send shockwaves throughout Japan's military. With evidence of the impending takeover, the Patlabor units must defend the city against danger
Patlabor the mobile police ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 1999 and Tokyo's Mobile police have a new weapon in the war on crime. Robots called Labors are used to combat criminals. The Patlabor cops are investigating rogue Labors rampaging across the city. They uncover a plot to infect Tokyo's Labor population with the deadly Babel virus
Ghost in the shell 2.0 ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Blood, the last vampire by Hiroyuki Kitakubo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the Yokota Air Force base in Japan, a nervous American military is on the brink of the Vietnam War, but a greater threat exists within the base - vampires. A team of top-secret undercover agents dispatches a mysterious young woman to destroy them
Blood the last vampire : night of the beasts by Mamoru Oshii ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At Yokota Base in Japan, nervous American soldiers stand guard. Although they fear the enemy outside their base, an even more dangerous enemy waits within--vampires. Saya, a fierce and beautiful vampire hunter, is sent to lead an undercover team to wipe out the vampires before they wipe out the base
Patlabor the movie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an alternate 1999 Tokyo, robots called Labors are heavily relied upon to reshape the city. The police have caught on to a plot aimed at taking over control of the Labors in order to destroy Tokyo. It is up to the Special Vehicles Section 2 team to catch the criminals and save Tokyo from devastation
Assault girls ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of global thermonuclear war, three battle tested women distinctly armed with assault rifles and electrifying magic are transported to the virtual world of Avalon F. It's here these beautiful women known as Assault Girls must test their fighting skills in an epic virtual battle against sand-dwelling monsters known as Sand Whales. As the virtual game begins to unfold, the sparkle of muzzle flash begins to fade and assault ships gather overhead
Jinrō Jin-roh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years have passed since war changed the face of Japan; a Japan which now burns with the fire of civil unrest. Fueled by rampant crime and poverty, a well-armed anti-government group has risen amongst the people with the intent of stopping the government through its terrorist plots. To combat this group, an elite group of heavily-armored soldiers was formed. Trained like dogs, these men were to combat the growing unrest with extreme and severe prejudice - these men were the Capitol Police. However, when Constable Fuse, a member of the Capitol Police, hesitates to kill a young courier, he is forced to face his own humanity and ultimately decide - is it better to live as a chained dog? Or die a free man?
Urusei yatsura by Kazuo Yamazaki ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in Japanese and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Ataru, Lum, Mendou and the rest of the gang at Tomobiki High School discover that they have been reliving the day before the school festival over and over again, they may be confused - but they are not surprised. Things are getting worse, and if they don't find a way to break the chain - they'll be trapped forever
Patlabor 1 the movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1999 and a new humanoid-type machine called "Labor" has created new crimes. The Metropolitan Police Department has established a special vehicle patrol unit called "PATLABOR."
Urusei yatsura, beautiful dreamer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in Japanese and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ataru was a hopeless teenage loser until he met the beautiful space princess Lum. Now he's a famous loser with a superpowered alien girlfriend! ... Lum's very existence throws the space-time continuum completely out of whack, and Ataru's high school is trapped in an alternate reality bursting with obnoxious aliens."--Container
Urusei yatsura ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When everyone in town receives invitations to Ataru's wedding, they are shocked to see that his alien sweetheart Lum is not the bride
The red spectacles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As the world decayed into chaos, the Metropolitan Police had no choice but to fight back, creating an elite unit of police. They became known as the Kerberos, the Watchdogs of Hell."--Container
Stray dog, Kerberos Panzer Cops ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Kerberos uprising, the leader Koich Todome escapes to Taipei
Patlabor the mobile police ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1999 and Tokyo's Mobile Police have a new weapon, robots called Labors. Patlabor cops uncover a plot to infect the Labor population with a deadly virus. The future of Tokyo hangs in the balance
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.08 for Ghost in t ... to 1.00 for Zenryaku, ...)
WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Mamoru, Oshii
Mamotu, Oshii.
Maruwa, Rei.
Oshī, Mamoru.
Oshī, Mamoru 1951-
Oshii, Mamoru.
Oshii, Mamoru, 1951-
Rei Maruwa.
オシイ, マモル, 1951-
押井守
押井守 1951-
Languages
Japanese (122)
English (86)
French (24)
Spanish (20)
German (15)
Polish (10)
Italian (4)
Multiple languages (2)
Covers